Superb Pink Floyd Dark Side Moon UK Solid Blue 1st Press Vinyl LP 1973 Near Mint
The complete 1st UK pressing of Pink Floyd The Dark Side if the Moon Vinyl LP released in March, 1973.
Solid blue 1st press labels with a 'Midnight Blue' tint sleeve. Matrix Numbers A2,B2.
The vinyl is glossy and bright with a deep-sheen throughout with no visible marks or scratches. A really great example of this highly sought after LP. Visually Graded as Near Mint.
There is some light crackle during some of the quiter moments of the Album ( very common with this record), mainly at the start and end of side 1, but this does not overpower the overall sound quality and the Album still sounds great. Audio rating is an easy Excellent.
There is no factory skip at the start of Money on side 2.
The Record sleeve has the round purple title sticker on the front which is the 1st version 68mm larger sticker before being reduced in size for later pressings.
The set is complete with all inserts - both posters, both postcard stickers and the original black poly-lined inner sleeve.
The two postcard stickers are 1st press 'Crack Back FasPrint' version.
The black die-cut inner has the patent numbers and 'MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN' printed on it.
The 'midnight blue' tinted sleeve with large purple sticker grades as Very Good+ with some wear to the corners and some minor. ring wear. The inside of the cover looks good and the spine is fully intact.
Both posters have no tears, folds, or pin holes and are in a Near Mint Condition.
Both postcard stickers are in a Superb Near Mint Condition.
The black poly-lined inner has two very minor tears at the top, the lining is fully intact and in Excellent Condition overall.
Please take time to look at the pictures provided to confirm the condition of everything described.
A great opportunity to own a superb example of a iconic album celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
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All records are Graded using the Record Collectors Grading system.
Mint (M)The record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality. The cover and any extra items such as the lyric sheet. booklet or poster are in perfect condition. Records marked as Sealed or Unplayed should be graded as Mint.
Excellent (EX)The record shows some signs of having been played, but there is very little lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have slight wear and/or creasing.
Very Good (VG)The record has obviously been played many times, but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks and the occasional light scratch. Normal wear and tear on the cover or extra items, without any major defects is acceptable.
Good (G)The record has been played so much that the sound quality has noticeably deteriorated, perhaps with some distortion and mild scratches. The cover and contents suffer from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits.